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Educational Level Rap Session [clear filter]
Saturday, November 19

12:30pm PST

Adult Level Rap Session: Doing Right by Our Students by Doing Right by Adult ESOL Legislation and Learning: From Advocacy to CCRS; Adult Ed Block Grant; and the Norma Shapiro Memorial Library Award (Materials Donated by Various Publishers)
There are many changes happening in adult ESOL to advance the federal and state workforce development agenda. Grab your lunch and join our level group as we discuss questions critical to our students and our programs related to these changes. Then, help us honor the winner of the Norma Shapiro Memorial Library Award.


Saturday November 19, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST
Golden West

12:30pm PST

College/University Level Rap Session: Graduate Student Research Winner
Join us for a discussion conducted by the graduate Student Research Contest winner, who will present the winning research of the Graduate Research Contest and be published in the CATESOL Journal as a feature article.

Saturday November 19, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 1

12:30pm PST

Community College Rap Session: Non-credit to Credit Pathways and Adult Ed Consortia
Join your colleagues for lunch at this very timely and relevant rap session. Lane Igoudin will discuss the past, present, and future of non-credit to credit ESL Pathways, while offering examples, strategies, and suggestions. We will also have Susan Yamate share an overview and evaluation of Adult Ed consortia success.

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Lane Igoudin, CATESOL CC Listserv Coordinator

Associate Professor, Los Angeles City College
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Monica Cueva

ESL Faculty, San Diego Continuing Education, San Diego Community College District
I am the ESL Technology Coordinator for San Diego Continuing Education. I'm currently teaching an Intermediate VESL Hybrid class with Canvas. I have experience teaching hybrid, online, and F2F ESL/VESL classes using Blackboard and Canvas. I'm also on the CATESOL Education Foundation... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST

12:30pm PST

Elementary and Secondary Teacher Level Rap Session
Join us to discuss how California’s ELA/ELD Framework is addressing Designated and Integrated ELD! What shifts in placement of English learners and instruction should we be making? What challenges are districts facing? Network with peers as we share what Designated and Integrated ELD looks like in K-12 classrooms.


Sheila Martinelli

EL Curriculum Program Specialist, Colton Joint Unified

Kristi Ward

CPS, Colton Joint Unified School District

Saturday November 19, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST
Garden Salon 1

12:30pm PST

Intensive English Program Rap Session: IEP Exchange - Sharing Ideas That Work
At this IEP Level Rap session, we will network and share best practices with other IEP colleagues. We will specifically look at what best practices have worked in IEPs and what strategies are helpful to engage and motivate students.

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Maria Allan, IEP Level Chair

ESL Instructor, San Diego Continuing Education
Maria was born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal. She got her bachelor’s degree in Horticulture in Scotland hoping to later obtain a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture. Her passion for languages, however, led her to pursue a master’s degree in Linguistics, a field she thoroughly... Read More →
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Amy Pascucci

ESL Instructor, University of California, San Diego

Saturday November 19, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 2

12:30pm PST

Novice Teacher Mentor Rap Session: One-on-One Mentor Meetings
Meet with experienced teachers and administrators to get valuable career information about getting and keeping teaching positions in all contexts and levels of ESL teaching. Bring your resumes/CVs to ask for advice or suggestions. Network and make career contacts!

Saturday November 19, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 3